Odysseus and his men arrive at the sun gods island
We can finally slaughter them now that he's asleep!
Odysseus finally leaves Calypso's Island
Your voyage will not be so easy
Odysseus asks Queen Arete and King Alcinous for help
Please help me!
"Let's drive off the pick of Helios' sleek herds, slaughter them to the gods who rule the skies up there." pg. 281. Odysseus's crew arrives at Helios's island, and then Odysseus warns that they don't eat the sun gods cattle. Eventually the crew disobeys his orders by eating them anyway, while Odysseus was asleep.
Odysseus and Telemachus fight against the suitors in Ithaca
"Farewell! But if you only knew, down deep, what pains are fated to fill your cup before you reach that shore, you’d stay right here, preside in our house with me and be immoral. Much as you long to see your wife, the one you pine for all your days..” page 158-159. Odysseus is finally free from the island of Calypso after 7 years. Before he goes, Calypso warns him that is journey ahead will not be easy.
"Here after many trials I come to beg for mercy, your husband's, yours, and all these feasters' here.." page. 184. Odysseus is then freed from Calypso's island, and has been shipwrecked at Scheria, home of the Phaecians. He then begs for help from King Alcinous and Queen Arete. They then agree to help him.
"Look- your crucial test is finished, now, at last! but another target's left that no one's hit before- we'll see if I can hit it- Apollo give me glory!" page. 439. Odysseus's journey to Ithaca is over, and he is met with several suitors invading his home participating in a test by penelope. He kills all of them with Telemachus, and reveals his true identity while doing so.